Get Gold in Grand Theft Auto 5 – Friend Request Mission Walkthrough
In this video, we will take you through a step-by-step guide on how to get gold in the Friend Request mission of Grand Theft Auto 5. This is the ninth mission in the game’s story mode and requires you to do some tech support and make a great impression on the keynote speech at the Life Invader launch. We’ll provide you with a comprehensive GTA 5 guide that includes gameplay walkthrough, and tips for beginners to help you get gold.
Grand Theft Auto is a truly massive game with no shortage of new content and interesting things to do. In our continuing series of getting gold in everyday missions in GTA 5, we’ll focus on Grand Theft Auto mission 5: Friend Request. So, let’s dive in!
To get gold in this mission, you’ll need to complete the entire mission in under 8 minutes and 30 seconds and clear all the pop-ups in 32 seconds.
We’ll skip the cutscene to save time, run and grab a faster car, and then follow the GPS to the suburban. Just park your car right out front and run into the house. Once you get through the forced slowing, skip the cutscene and move to the first rack on the left, bring up the menu, and grab the first thing that’s available for purchase. As soon as you can start running again, run and jump into the car and follow the GPS to the Life Invader office. Pull up to the left, jump out of the car, and jump over the wall. You can skip the cutscene immediately, and follow the dev up to the office.
Unfortunately, the next part is a forced slowdown, so you cannot run, and it can be a bit frustrating. Head up the stairs, around to the left, and then around to the left again. As you approach the dev’s desk, there’s a shortcut scene, so just skip that one and move straight to knocking out the pop-ups. This one has to be done pretty quickly, so you only have about 32 seconds to get rid of the whole box and dice. As soon as all of the pop-ups are clear, run the anti-virus.
Once that is done, skip the rest of the cutscene as soon as you can, head past the post, and then head for the yellow door on the left-hand side. Head in there, skip the cutscene, and then we’ll be presented with Jay Norris doing his Life Invader keynote. Unfortunately, we can’t skip this part, which can be frustrating since we’re on the clock, but what we can do is wait and keep a really good eye out. The second Jay pulls his phone out, we can give him a quick call.
So, as he makes the docking signal and pulls his phone out, bring up your phone, go to contacts, select jnoris, and give him a quick call. That’s him having a very bad day, and that’s it for the action!
The Bonus Factoids
Some interesting facts you should know about Life Invader:
- Don’t be tempted into buying Life Invaded stock after this incident as they never recover.
- Jay Norris is alive and well in the GTA online world and has a taste for supercars.
- The Life Invader office is based on the real-life Google LA office, at least at the time of creation.
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We hope that you find this GTA5 guide for beginners helpful in getting gold in the Friend Request mission. Don’t forget to check out our other videos for more tips, tricks, and walkthroughs of other missions, including the GTA 5 guide to nightclub, and the next mission where we meet Trevor for the first time.
Stay safe, wash your hands, and we’ll see you in the next video!